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Welcome to Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan is an enchanting picturesque village on the West Atlantic Coast of Ireland.

With a dramatic backdrop of the historic Burren limestone landscape  and overlooking Galway Bay this is an ideal base for any traveller to enjoy one of the most fascinating places in  Ireland and Europe.The Burren is rich with historical and archaeological sites offering wonderful opportunities for exploring.  Walking, cycling, rock climbing and a host of water sports such as surfing, kayaking and angling are just some of the activities available for your enjoyment.


Guesthouses, B & B, Hotels and Self Catering.


See what Ballyvaughan has to offer in the are of dining.


There is lots to do see our list of the best of Ballyvaughan

Burren Guided Walks and Hikes
Burren Guided Walks and Hikes

Walking Tours

Take a Walking tour of the Burren and discover a rich history.

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Get a glimpse of what you can experience

There is lots to do on land and sea, here is a sample of what you can do.

  • Walking
  • Surfing
  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Rock climbing
  • Angling

Get ready for the Best vacation ever!

The Burren

The Burren is rich with historical and archaeological sites offering wonderful opportunities for exploring

The Burren & Cliffs of Moher was voted a UNESCO site in 2015. Ballyvaughan in the hear of the burren an is a perfect basecmap in which to explore the burren.

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These are just some of the many local attractions.


Explore as a family in the Ailwee Caves and Birds of prey center

Ailwee Caves

Located in the heart of The Burren, County Clare. Forty minutes from Galway and Shannon. Perched high on its Burren terraced hillside with what has to be one of the most spectacular views of Galway Bay. Aillwee Cave is a must visit for all who find themselves in The Burren.

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Situated on the high Burren limestone plateau, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological monuments and is the second most visited location in the Burren after the Cliffs of Moher. It is the oldest dated megalithic monument in Ireland.


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